CRN has posted their choices for the ten "coolest" Big Data products of 2012, including Hortonworks Data Platform 1.0, Dataguise DgHadoop, Google BigQuery, and more. Number one? Platfora, an in-memory BI provider unveiled in October:
Startup Platfora, which had been in stealth mode until October, unveiled its in-memory business intelligence software that can directly analyze data in Hadoop without the need for building a complex (and expensive) data warehouse or traditional data store. "This is really the beginning of the end of the data warehouse," said Platfora founder and CEO Ben Werther in an interview.
Which new Big Data products blew you away in 2012?